My relationship with anxiety – how it started and where I am now

This post originally started as this post about mindfulness and meditation, where I briefly mention my struggles with anxiety and how that prompted me to begin looking into healthy coping mechanisms to manage it. But as I wrote the post, the part where I describe my journey with anxiety – originally just supposed to be a brief few sentences – began to stretch into many paragraphs and I realized I had a lot more to say than I originally thought. I wanted the post about mindfulness to be mostly about mindfulness, so I picked a few key points and saved the rest for later. So here, I want to share more a more in-depth account of my experiences with anxiety in the hopes that someone else who may be struggling with this feels less alone…

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5 easy ways to be more present + more productive in your everyday life

We hear about the “distraction epidemic” everyday — our attention spans are shorter, our productivity is suffering, and it feels like our ability to be present is more and more fleeting. While mindfulness and meditation (which I talk about here) is one very important way to combat our overloaded brains, sometimes we just need to set boundaries with ourselves, figure out what is distracting us, and make immediate changes…

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How mindfulness and meditation changed my life

I used to be anxious, worried, and afraid. Then I found mindfulness and meditation, and my life changed for the better in so many positive ways. Mindfulness and meditation have helped me so much in my personal development – and they can help you, too! The calm before the storm I remember very distinctly the […]

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